- Identification and Creation
- Physical Descriptions
- Oil on canvas
- 130.2 x 104.1 cm (51 1/4 x 41 in.)
framed: 149.9 x 124.5 x 6.4 cm (59 x 49 x 2 1/2 in.)
- Captain Gurney, husband of Catherine Ross (daughter of John Ross); General Meredith Read; Harmon Pumpelly Read, Albany, NY; Mrs. Maxwell Case; Grenville L. Winthrop; his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- Publication History
S.S. Conant, "The First Century of the Republic", Harper's Monthly Magazine (December 1876), vol. 52, no. 307, p. 699, p. 699
G.L.M. Goodfellow, "Cosmo Alexander in America", The Art Quarterly (Autumn 1965), vol. XXVI, no. 3, pp. 309-22, pp. 309-310, ill. p. 311
Dorothy W. Gillerman, ed., Grenville L. Winthrop: Retrospective for a Collector, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, 1969), p. 239
John Wilmerding, ed., The Genius of American Painting, William Morrow & Company (New York, 1973), pp. 66-67, ill. p. 67
Pam McClellan Geddy, "Cosmo Alexander's Travels and Patrons in America", The Magazine Antiques (November 1977), vol. 112, pp. 972-78, p. 974
Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 97, cat. 10, ill. p. 138
Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr. and Melissa Renn, American Paintings at Harvard, Volume One: Paintings, Watercolors, and Pastels by Artists Born before 1826, Yale University Press (U.S.) and Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge and New Haven, 2014), p. 43, cat. 2, ill.
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